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TOKYO, Feb 1- The beheading of two Japanese citizens by Islamic State militants is fanning calls to allow Japan's long-constrained military to conduct overseas rescue missions as part of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's push for a more muscular security posture. Even some advocates of legal changes to make rescues possible, however, say Japan's military faces big...
Islamic State militants said they had beheaded a second Japanese hostage, journalist Kenji Goto.
*Abe defiant, says Japan will step up aid to IS opponents. *Japan opposition says no need to provoke militants. The hardline Islamist group, which controls large parts of Syria and Iraq, released the video showing a hooded man standing over Goto with a knife to his throat, followed by footage of a head put on the back of a human body.
Efforts by Japan and Jordan to secure the release of two of their nationals held captive by Islamic State militants remain "deadlocked" and the situation remains highly unpredictable, Japanese officials said.
ISIS intends to use Japan's hostage crisis to increase its own profile, says Stephen Nagy, Associate Professor for Politics & International Relations at International Christian University.
An audio message from a Japanese captive held by ISIS militants said a captured Jordanian pilot would be killed unless an Iraqi prisoner was released.
We need a strategy, says Sen. John McCain, (R-Ariz.), discussing transition in Saudi Arabia amid instability in the Middle East and ISIS terror attacks.
The mother of ISIS captive appealed for his life after a released video saying he had 24 hours left unless Jordan released a would-be suicide bomber.
The liberation of this Syrian city marks a turning point in the war against ISIS, says David Phillips.
Suspected Boko Haram militants attacked Nigeria's major northeastern city of Maiduguri and the town of Monguno on Sunday, sources said.
The Japanese Prime Minister on Sunday called the killing of a Japanese captive by Islamic State militants "outrageous."
Spain's authorities arrested four people in its North African enclave of Ceuta suspected of belonging to a militant Islamist network.
The 72-hour deadline to pay a $200 million ransom for Japanese hostages held by ISIS in Syria has passed. Insight, with Chris Voss, former FBI lead international hostage and kidnapping negotiator, and Amb. Ed Walker, Middle East Institute.
Norway may be Europe's biggest oil exporter, but its premier is less concerned about energy prices than security issues around terrorism and Russia.
Rep. Darrell Issa, (R-Calif.), weighs in the on the Republican agenda, including trade agreements, Keystone and tax reform.
Ian Bremmer , President of Eurasia Group, says Prime Minister Abe may not be able to negotiate with the Islamist militants who have threatened to kill two Japanese nationals by Friday unless Tokyo pays a $200 million ransom.
At Davos 2015, Dalia Grybauskaite, president of Lithuania, talks about the tensions between Ukraine and Russia, saying she supports Ukraine and we will not embrace "terroristic behavior or military aggression."
At Davos, Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko talks to CNBC about how the country needs help from the rest of the world to stop its conflict with Russia.
Lanhee Chen, Hoover Institution, and Michael Feldman, Glover Park Group, provide their thoughts on what we can expect to hear from President Obama when he addresses the nation Tuesday night.